Matthew P. Reed, MPT
Matthew P. Reed completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD in 1999.
He studied in the Honors Program, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.
graduated with Summa Cum Laude honors.
Mr. Reed earned a Master of Physical Therapy degree at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2001.
graduate studies, Mr. Reed
partnered in research investigating the effects of resistance training on cardio respiratory function in patients participating in a cardiac rehabilitation program.
The study, entitled The Effects of Unilateral and Bilateral Heavy Resistance Exercise on Cardiac Rehabilitation Participants, was distinguished by acceptance for presentation among peers at the national conference of the American College of Sports Medicine
began practicing physical therapy in 2001 at an outpatient rehabilitation facility.
There, he specialized in industrial rehabilitation, evaluation of functional capacity, ergonomic assessment, aquatic therapy, and manual treatment of musculoskeletal and neurologic conditions.
He served as Clinic Manager of that facility from 2002 until joining Arthritis and Rehabilitation Therapy Services (ARTS) in the Wheaton, MD location in 2007.
In August 2009, ARTS opened a new facility in the Washington, DC office location and Mr. Reed became its Director of Rehabilitation.
approach to patient care places emphasis on patient education and individualized treatment.
employs principles of various manual treatment philosophies in conjunction with therapeutic exercises customized to his
patients' needs in order to improve mechanics of the body and promote return to function.